Barbara D. ‘Barb’ Cochenet

Nov. 10, 1949 - March 26, 2008

Barbara D. "Barb" Cochenet of Waukesha died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at age 58. Barb was born Nov. 10, 1949, the daughter of Raymond and Doris Falter.

Barb was a longtime member of St. William Catholic Church, where she was involved in the bereavment ministry. She enjoyed making crafts, gardening and especially cooking. Barb was known for being adventurous and a full-of-life person who always put others needs first. Her smile and cheerfulness will always be missed.

Barb will be deeply missed by her children, Deanna (Phil) Ducat and David (Erin) Cochenet; mother, Doris Falter; grandchildren, Vivienne and Ethan; brother, Raymond (Lois) Falter; and sister, Judy (Jerry) Thalmann. She is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Barb was preceded in death by Norbert, the love of her life and late husband; father, Raymond; and her beloved Cody.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the noon funeral Mass on Saturday, March 29, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Jason Lavann will be officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Salem Cemetery in Wales.

Memorials are appreciated to the family to be distributed to various organizations at a later date.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning Services are serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.